Lesson Plan Title : Candy Collage

Age Range: Grade 6 through grade 8 (Middle School)

Overview and Purpose: All students have a favorite Halloween candy. In this lesson, students use drawings of their favorite candies to make a collage.

Objective: The student will be able to create a collage from drawings of his favorite Halloween candy.


Blank paper


Several kinds of Halloween candy


Brainstorm with your students, a list of their favorite Halloween candy. Have them choose three or four of them and create a collage. Encourage them to draw each type of candy more than once and to cover the entire page. Have them focus on the candy's shape and texture in their drawings.

Have candy available for students to use as a reference or to munch on while they work.

Wrap Up:

Students could also do this activity on the computer. They could take pictures of their favorite candy and manipulate the photos to create a collage.